This Week! NEW CE Course – Just Approved by OREC
for 3 Hours REQUIRED HOT CE Credit!
Thursday, January 17
Thinking Outside the Bubble: The Truth about Real Estate, Foreclosures, and Today’s Homebuyers in Tulsa 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel. This is a special market update specifically focused on the economic climate and current housing market for the greater Tulsa metropolitan area, which is being presented by Jason Oelrich with Countrywide Home Loans. Breakfast, compliments of Countrywide, will start at 8:00 a.m. Cost for GTAR members is $15 pre-registered and $20 the day of the event (provided seats are still available). For details and to register online, go to tulsamls.net; under Member Resources, click Education Enroll-in Classes, then click Register for Classes.
This Week! Friday, January 18
Sales Associate Forum – Tulsa Public Schools (TPS)
Edison Preparatory School and Thoreau Demonstration Academy: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Principal, Stacey Vernon from Edison and Principal, Tom Padalino from Thoreau will be here to discuss their schools’ achievements, programs, and plans for the future. This is the first of a series of Sales Associate Forums this year that will feature different TPS schools. For details and to register online, go to tulsamls.net; under Member Resources, click Education Enroll-in Classes, then click Register for Classes.
2nd Annual REALTORS® Commercial Alliance Celebration Banquet
Friday, January 25
Recognizing the achievements of Commercial REALTOR® members within the profession and the community and honoring the 2007 Commercial REALTOR® of the Year (to be announced at the Celebration); cost is $50 per person. The banquet will be at the Tulsa Country Club; cocktails start at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. Deadline for reservations is Tuesday, January 22! For more information and to make reservations online with Visa or MC: Under Member Resources, click on GTAR Events, then click 2008 RCA Celebration or click on the following link: http://ims.tulsarealtors.com/GTAR/CurrentInfo/2008RCACelebration.pdf. You can also print out the reservation form and fax it to 663-8815 or mail the form to us with a check or call 663-7500.
Monday, January 28
Broker Relationships with Parties to a Transaction
Required BRA CE Credit
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with instructor Ann Lloyd. Cost for members is $15 pre-registered and $20 day of class. To register online, go to tulsamls.net; under Member Resources, click Education Enroll-in Classes, then click Register for Classes.
90-Hour Brokers Licensing Course – Starting Monday, February 4
Tulsa Technology Center, Lemley Campus, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cost is $625 (including book). For more information and to register, call TTC at 828-5410.
It’s Time to Make Your Reservations!
2008 Presidents’ Inaugural Gala – Friday, February 22
This year’s theme is “Cheers to You” and the venue will be the NEW Central Hall Building on the Tulsa Fairgrounds. Cocktails (cash bar) start at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. Cost is $50 per person through February 15 and $60 per person after. This year, we will be offering FREE valet parking! 30, 40, and 50-year members will be honored, as well as the 2007 REALTOR® of the Year and Sales Associate of the Year. We will also hear from our new GTAR President, Steve Baker with CB/Richard Ellis, and new NORES President, Doug Horton with Horton Realty. Don’t wait to make your reservations – You will be kicking yourself the next day if you miss this year’s Gala! For more information and to make reservations online with Visa or MC: Under Member Resources, click on GTAR Events. You can also call the Association office at 918-663-7500. A flyer with all the details is available at http://ims.tulsarealtors.com/GTAR/CurrentInfo/2008GTAR-Gala-Invitation.pdf
Preparations are being made for the 2008 Roster. Please take the time to verify that your personal contact number and email address in MarketLinx are correct. The Roster will be sent to the printer January 31!
“Good Thing You’re in Tulsa” Static Cling Decals
The static cling decals are now available at GTAR for 60 cents each – put one on your car today! Also, we have just received a new shipment of “Good Thing You’re in Tulsa” yard signs.
GTAR/NORES Inclement Weather Policy
We are entering that time of year when the weather does not always work in our favor; therefore, GTAR/NORES has established the following inclement weather policy for all education classes at GTAR (CE, Computer, New Member Orientation, Post Licensing): If Tulsa Public Schools are closed the day of a scheduled class, the GTAR/NORES class is cancelled. Depending on the type of class being cancelled, the class will either be rescheduled for a future date or a full refund will be issued. Please be sure to check one of the local news channels the night before and/or morning of a scheduled class for school closings.
Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log on to tulsamls.net; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll for Classes, then click Register in Classes. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.
MarketLinx 1: Monday, January 14, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Excel: Tuesday, January 15, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Wednesday, January 16, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Friday, January 18, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Realist Tax System: Tuesday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Comments on the following REALTOR® applicants should be submitted by REALTOR® members to the Membership Committee, c/o GTAR, PO Box 470603, Tulsa, OK 74147.
Darla Beeby, d/b/a REMAX/Realty Plus (First Publication)
Erica Hughes, d/b/a Hughes Property Management (First Publication)
Tiffany McKibben, d/b/a McKibben & Company Realty (First Publication)
Sharp Typesetting & Graphics Inc., Designated Individual Wayne Sharp